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the atmospheric layer between the stratosphere and the thermosphere

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The satellite observed a second northern season of Polar Mesospheric Clouds (PMCs), which are the Earth's highest clouds.
Gardner's team found that the mesospheric clouds over the South Pole were, on average, at an altitude of 85.
The purpose of this scientific study is to investigate existing scientific algorithms from the GOMOS MIPAS SCIAMACHY and TPM instruments on their feasibility to generate climatologies of mesospheric data.
NLC displays will only be seen when ice forms within some part of the polar mesospheric sheath cloud.
SHIMMER (Spatial Heterodyne Imager for Mesospheric Radicals), the primary experiment on STPSat-1, is a high-resolution ultraviolet spectrometer based on the new optical technique known as Spatial Heterodyne Spectroscopy (SHS).
The primary payload was the Spatial Heterodyne Imager for Mesospheric Radicals (SHIMMER), provided by NRL's Space Science Division.
The BAA is the only organisation in Britain devoted to the systematic collection and archiving of reports of this curious mesospheric ice-crystal phenomenon, which over the last few years is suspected of increasing in frequency and being observed further from the poles.
The AIM satellite mission will explore Polar Mesospheric Clouds (PMCs), also called noctilucent clouds.
The AIM mission is a two-year program to study polar mesospheric clouds, which are the highest altitude clouds that form in the Earth's atmosphere.
STPSat-1's primary experiment, Spatial Heterodyne Imager for Mesospheric Radicals (SHIMMER), is a high-resolution ultraviolet spectrometer based on the new optical technique known as Spatial Heterodyne Spectroscopy (SHS).